Mar 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
be to god. ♪ >> welcome back, everyone. you're watching the inaugural mass for pope francis. if you're just joining us right now, it has been a remarkable, remarkable morning. pope francis came into st. peter's square atop of the popemobile, open-air. there was no top. he was not enclosed in the bullet-proof glass that we've come to expect. that wall has been removed. >> and we were talking earlier this the morning. will he get off of the popemobile and greet the crowd? that's exactly what happened. there were some babies that were brought up to the popemobile. and he did step out to greet somebody who was ill in the crowd. it was a remarkable moment. a smile, ear-to-ear on his face. and the crowd enjoying every minute of it. >> as far as the ceremony goes, much of the official proceedings have happened. he received the pallium, the ceremonial lamb's wool shawl he'll wear. and his fisherman's ring. and now, we're involved in a mass. this is a mass for st. joseph's day. we're joined by a lot of people here. what is the mass for st. joseph's day? >> it's celebrating the husband of
Mar 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
francis giving his first noon blessing yesterday with an estimated 200,000 worshippers looking on. >>> people in droves sunday to honor ireland's patron saint, st. patrick. in dublin, ireland, a quarter of a million people line the streets for this parade. more than a million showed up for celebrations in boston. who knew st. paddy's days with a hit in shanghai. look at this. with irish songs and dances and, of course, green chinese brag dragons. >> my boys made leprechaun traps. they wanted to catch a leprecha leprechaun. they put them out saturday night to see if they caught anything. >> they did not catch anything. >> the leprechauns some chain and candy for the boys. so coming up, a big market selloff in the dow pointing down this morning. >> bad, bad, bad. >> and the teeny tiny country that may be responsible for it all. this is a really big storiment we'll tell you all about it. a.-d 34 mpg highway. amazing. see the grille? mm-hmm. let me show you how it works. it opens and closes like this to help you conserve fuel. oh. is that an s.o.s. signal? no, that's the aero grille s
Mar 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
but no reports of injuries. >>> the man who became pope, archbishop brigolio, now pope francis, said that he would support same-sex marriage. >> it looked like it was going to pass in argentina. as a compromise he said, look, we want to come out for human rights. let's support same-sex civil union. for the first time in six years, they voted him down. >> argentina ultimately approved legalizing same-sex marriage. father beck will join us on "starting point" at 8:30 am eastern time. stay tuned for that. >>> baseball's biggest rivals will set aside their differences briefly on opening day to honor the victims of the newtown massacre, a moment of silence at yankee stadium before the new york yankees take on the boston red sox. commissioner bud selig is asking all major league teams to wear special ribbons on their uniforms to remember those 26 victims. >> red sox and yankees have actually come together for charitable events. it's a wonderful thing. >> it is. >>> recovery teams have brought up two rocket jips from the apollo space missions. to find, recover and restore these engine
Mar 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
people showed up to st. peter's square for pope francis' first mass. 200,000 people. it was crazy. instead of handing out communion, they handed out a wafer cannon. here's some celebrity news. tiger woods and professional skier lindsey vaughn confirmed facebook that they are dating. things are moving quickly. just today he took her home to meet his other girlfriends. isn't that sweet? that's sweet. >> "early start" continues right now. >>> president obama minutes from touching down in tel aviv for the start of a historic middle east trip. it's his first visit to israel since taking office. >>> and the president's visit to the middle east growing more urgent by the hour. now that it appears the syrian government may be using chemical weapons against its own people. >>> career revived. new this morning, mark sanford, the closer to winning a seat in the house of representatives. >>> and developing this morning, a suspected cyber attack crippling networks in south korea. is north korea behind it? good morning and welcome to "early start," everyone, i'm poppy harlow in for john berman.